Here in the U.S., Chinese food is often great comfort food, but until recently, most famous Chinese dramas have been anything but comforting, filled instead with intrigue and plotting. Luckily, a number of major “comfort dramas”, filled with laughs and fluffy happiness, are hoping to change that. Next in line is The Boss & Me 杉杉来吃 (Shanshan, Come and Eat) , adapted from the short novel by Gu Man about a girl who must face the difficult task of eating too much delicious food from her boss. The book is one of the most popular “ice cream” literature, a genre that’s pure cuteness and romance begun by Xijuan, whose books Zhao Liying’s adorable Lovebirds 戏／错点鸳鸯 series is based on. Gu Man’s two other books, including 何以笙箫默 starring Tang Yan, Wallace Chung, are also in the works.
More stills of the leads Zhao Liying, Zhang Han, Huang Ming, Zhang Yang’guo’er, and Bai Keli below the cut.